ICFOSS to hold Drupal Global Training day (GTD) at Technopark
>>The programme, “Drupal Global Training Day” (GTD), is being organised in partnership with Zyxware Technologies, a Kerala-based digital solutions provider, at Travancore Hall ,Technopark. Zyxware Technologies is one of the top-ten global code contributors to Drupal
International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS), an autonomous institution under the Government of Kerala mandated to promote free and open source software, is organizing a training programme on Drupal, one of the most versatile free and open source content management systems , at Technopark here on September 29.
The programme, “Drupal Global Training Day” (GTD), is being organised in partnership with Zyxware Technologies, a Kerala-based digital solutions provider, at Travancore Hall ,Technopark. Zyxware Technologies is one of the top-ten global code contributors to Drupal.
Shri M Sivasankar IAS, Secretary, Electronics & Information Technology, Government of Kerala, will inaugurate the programme. Mr. Thomas P Thomas, CEO Zyxware Technologies, and Dr Jayasankar Prasad, Director of ICFOSS will be present on the occasion.
This is for the first time that such a programme is being held in Kerala, for which ICFOSS has taken the initiative.
Decision makers from the government and business, who are interested in knowing and evaluating Drupal for their requirements, and others who are keen on getting a hands-on experience in Drupal are expected to attend the event.
The ICFOSS team and supporting professionals from Zyxware technologies will be associating for this event
Drupal became an enterprise-grade Content Management Framework with the launch of Drupal 8 , which is equipped with all the necessary features needed for an enterprise.
A system with proven capability, the long list of reputed organizations using this CMS includes Pfizer, Saint-Gobain, RedHat, MTV UK, The Economist, University of Oxford, Harvard University, IIT Bombay, Government of India and Government of Australia .
The Drupal community is one of the largest open source communities in the world, with more than 1,000,000 passionate developers, designers, trainers, strategists, coordinators, editors, and sponsors working together.
GTD is an initiative of Drupal Association, which represents the global Drupal community to introduce people to Drupal. The programme has been held in 86 locations around the world.
In 2018, GTD is happening in March, June, September, and December. Events are organized by different groups and companies. The objective is to facilitate the attendees with an understanding of what Drupal is and how to get started with the software, the community, and Drupal.org.
Apart from showcasing the capabilities of the system with examples and case studies, the programme will cover various aspects like building, installation and application, followed by a feedback session before concluding.